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From the Andes to the coast: human mobility and diet in the Atacama desert during the late intermediate period (ad 900-1450)

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The Late Intermediate Period in northern Chile has been strongly influenced by the mobility models of vertical archipelago and the gyratory mobility. The vertical archipelago model proposes altiplano colonies would have lived in the lowlands controlling trade and distributing economic resources. The gyratory mobility suggests trade was rather controlled by pastoralist groups from the highlands, travelling across the Andes using llama caravans. Following new studies on stable isoto...

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University of Oxford

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University of Oxford
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Beca Chile Estudios de Doctorado en el Extranjero, Convocatoria año 2012
Funding agency for:
Francisca Santana Sagredo
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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